Creating and Configuring Network Connections

When you create a connection to a wireless, dial-up, broadband, or VPN network, Windows stores the configuration in a connection profile. By default, these profiles are stored in the file RASPhone.pbk found in the following folder:


After you create a connection profile, you can then connect to that network as needed by using any one of the connection techniques described in Connect to a Remote Network.

This section includes the following tasks for creating network connection profiles:

See Also


Start Network and Sharing Center
Start the Network Connections Folder
Display the Network Map
Connect to a Remote Network
Disconnect from a Remote Network
Enable or Disable Sharing and Discovery
Customizing the Appearance of Discovered Networks
Display or Hide the Network Icon in the Notification Area
Enable or Disable Network Activity Animation in the Network Icon
Enable or Disable Notification of New Networks
Repair a LAN or High Speed Internet Connection